Tag Archives: Houston

Herman Park – Houston – 11/24/2018

The walk started at the Houston Zoo, but the parking lot was still closed because we arrived early. We found a place to park nearby and added a little bit of distance to the walk by walking to the Zoo.

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Castroville: The Little Alsace of Texas 10K Volksmarch

Castroville is home to one of the oldest structures in Texas, the Steinbach House. This house, originally built in the 1600s in Wahlbach, France, was relocated and restored in Castroville as a gift to the city from the people of … Continue reading

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Shoreacres 10K Volksmarch

Shoreacres is a small community of the Southeast side of Houston, directly below LaPorte and is on the Gulf of Mexico.  It was a long drive and having Hwy 290 shut down didn’t help.  It was 94 and humid when … Continue reading

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Herman Park 10K Year Round

We headed to Houston on Friday morning.  We started walking at 8:00 am (45 degrees and sunny) and had a great walk.  The walk started at the Wyndham Hotel at the Medical Center.  We passed this park at the corner of … Continue reading

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